Bandits attack church in Kaduna, kill medical doctor, abduct four worshippers

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Bandits attack church in Kaduna, kill medical doctor, abduct four worshippers

Bandits attacked Haske Baptist Church at Manini Tasha village, Kuriga Ward of Chikun local government area of Kaduna State killing a medical doctor while four worshippers were reportedly abducted.

 

A survivor, Yakubu Bala, said the bandits stormed the church on motorcycles around 9 am on Sunday morning, April 25  and shot sporadically at the worshipers.

 

Bala said his uncle. Dr. Zechariah Dogonyaro, a medical doctor with the Kaduna State Ministry of Health, was shot dead by the bandits. 

 

“Church service was going on when herdsmen just came and surrounded the church and started shooting. They came at about 9am. They were many and were riding on motorcycles. They started shooting indiscriminately as we scapered for safety,” he narrated.

 

“My uncle,  Dr. Zechariah Dogonyaro, was killed instantly. He works with the Kaduna State Ministry of Health. They shot him and he died on the spot. They kidnapped five people including my late brother’s wife, my stepmother, my eleder…



Source: Linda Ikeji